FISE World Denver - USA
One of the world’s biggest and most exciting action sports competitions is coming to Denver in 2016.
FISE World Denver — USA will bring together top professional as well as amateur athletes who’ll compete in skateboarding and BMX events, right in the heart of the city.
Look for some high-energy thrills as these athletes wow crowds with seemingly impossible tricks. The events will take place Sept. 3-5 over Labor Day weekend at Sculpture Park at the Denver Performing Arts Complex. Check out the complete schedule.
The events will consist of skateboarding, flatland BMX, and a special event as part of a U.S. stop on the World Cup tour, the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) BMX Freestyle Park World Cup. Each discipline will feature amateur categories where aspiring athletes can register online or onsite to compete on world-class facilities and mix with sports icons.
FISE World Denver — USA is part of the FISE (Festival International des Sports Extrêmes) World Series. FISE was originally started in 1997 in Palavas, France, and has since grown into an international phenomenon for extreme sports where FISE supports competitions throughout the world, including the launch of the World Series in 2014.
Labor Day weekend promises to be spectacular. Besides extreme sports, Denver will be hosting Riot Fest (Sept. 2-4), a music festival featuring punk, rock, alternative, metal and hip-hop. Taste of Colorado (Sept. 2-5), meanwhile, will celebrate great food and music with all the variety Colorado has to offer.